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Sat 23 Nov
Yoga and Meditation Class
Saturday, November 23, 2019 11:00 AM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

Simple chair yoga and meditation practices can help us release stress, relax, feel healthier and calmer. It helps us sleep better, and can ultimately help shift our perspective, enabling us to feel more in charge of our lives, and have a more compassionate, inclusive and empowered view of the world. Class takes place inside the Gothic Chamber and walk ins welcomed. No mats. $10 per class, no reservations needed.

Sat 30 Nov
Saturday Family Movie: Toy Story
Saturday, November 30, 2019 03:00 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

The fall series of Saturday Family Movie continues with one of the all-time greats, Toy Story! See how it all began inside Andy's bedroom. When the kids are away, the toys will play, but will they all play nice together? All Saturday Family Movies are rated PG and free to attend. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket and refreshments. Each movie will take place at 3pm inside the Gothic Chamber of Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site.

Thu 05 Dec
Downtown Yonkers Gallery Hop
Thursday, December 5, 2019 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

Stop by each of the 4 major downtown galleries: Blue Door Art Center, Warburton Galerie, Philipse Manor Hall and the Riverfront Library, the first Thursday of each month to view new and exciting exhibits of arts and culture! Attendees receive a discount for their meal that night at local downtown restaurants!!

5:30PM-7:30pm | Location: Yonkers | Free | Ages: All Ages

Sat 07 Dec
St. Nicholas Day
Saturday, December 7, 2019 12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

Join us in a celebration of Dutch holiday traditions as we welcome St. Nicholas to Philipse Manor Hall. Activities include a live performance of music and storytelling about holiday celebrations from around the world, holiday crafts and scavenger hunts, baked goods and refreshments, PLUS a visit from St. Nicholas! Admission is free for the day!

12:00pm-3:00pm | Location: Yonkers | Free | Ages: All Ages

Mon 09 Dec
Self-Guided Holiday Tours: Tuesday - Saturday
Monday, December 9, 2019 until Saturday, January 4, 2020 12:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

From 12/9 to 1/4, Tuesdays - Saturdays.

On this self-guided tour, come learn about the Manor Hall and the Dutch traditions that the Philipse family observed during the holidays in the 1700’s. Discover the origins of many different modern holiday traditions while also viewing nearly 250 years of the evolution of decorations at the Manor done by the Morsemere Garden Club. There will be no tours on Christmas and New Year’s Day. To schedule a guided tour, please contact us at 914-965-4027.

12:00pm-3:30pm | Location: Yonkers | $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and students. Free for children 12 and under. | Ages: All Ages

Registration: Optional
Sat 14 Dec
Yoga and Meditation Class
Saturday, December 14, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

Simple chair yoga and meditation practices can help us release stress, relax, feel healthier and calmer. It helps us sleep better, and can ultimately help shift our perspective, enabling us to feel more in charge of our lives, and have a more compassionate, inclusive and empowered view of the world. Class takes place inside the Gothic Chamber and walk ins welcomed. No mats. $10 per class, no reservations needed. 11:00am-12:15pm | Location: Yonkers | $10 | Ages: All Ages
Sat 14 Dec
Gingerbread Spectacular
Saturday, December 14, 2019 02:00 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

Presented by the Yonkers Downtown BID and the Friends of Philipse Manor Hall as part of the larger downtown seasonal program that day, from 2:00-4:00, stop by the Manor for a chance to customize and decorate their own Gingerbread cookie! All activities for the day are free but supplies are limited to first come first serve.

2:00pm-4:00pm | Location: Yonkers | Free | Ages: 1-12

Tue 17 Dec
Holiday Candlelight Tours
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 until Saturday, December 21, 2019 07:00 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

Under the cover of darkness with only candles to light the way, come learn about the Manor Hall and the Dutch traditions that the Philipse family observed during the holidays in the 1700’s. Discover the origins of many different modern holiday traditions while also viewing nearly 250 years of the evolution of decorations at the Manor done by the Morsemere Garden Club. Walk-ins welcomed but reservations encouraged. Please contact us at 914-956-4027 or at Robert.Lee@parks.ny.gov.

7:00pm-8:00pm | Location: Yonkers | $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and students. Free for children 12 and under. | Ages: All Ages

Registration: Optional
Sat 21 Dec
Yoga and Meditation Class
Saturday, December 21, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

Simple chair yoga and meditation practices can help us release stress, relax, feel healthier and calmer. It helps us sleep better, and can ultimately help shift our perspective, enabling us to feel more in charge of our lives, and have a more compassionate, inclusive and empowered view of the world. Class takes place inside the Gothic Chamber and walk ins welcomed. No mats. $10 per class, no reservations needed.

11:00am-12:15pm | Location: Yonkers | $10 | Ages: All Ages

Sat 28 Dec
Saturday Family Movie: Smallfoot
Saturday, December 28, 2019 03:00 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

The fall series of Saturday Family Movie wraps up with a cold blast and a new look at old story in Smallfoot. Legends of the Yeti has existed for centuries in mountainous areas in Asia, but few have heard of the story of smallfoot! Told from the eyes of the Yetis, follow Migo as he sets out to prove to his people that elusive smallfoot; humans, really do exist! All Saturday Family Movies are rated PG and free to attend. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket and refreshments. Each movie will take place at 3pm inside the Gothic Chamber of Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site

3:00pm-4:30pm | Location: Yonkers | Free | Ages: All Ages